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Thursday, April 4, 2013






 
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 8 a.m.-6 p.m.  Free! 

The Henkel Physicians: A Family's Life in Letters: National Library of Medicine.

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The Henkel Physicians: A Family's Life in Letters features the National Library of Medicine's collection of the family correspondence of a remarkable family of doctors in 19th century Virginia. The letters document the working lives of the Henkel physicians as they share medical cases, professional rivalries and the experience of the Civil War.
Taubman Health Sciences Library, 1135 Catherine St. Free. thlibrary@umich.edu http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/digicolls/henkel/index.html [map]
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 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Saline District Library.

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Every Tues.-Fri., Mar. 12-Apr. 26. Storytimes for "2s & 3s" accompanied by a caregiver (Tues. & Thurs. 9:30 a.m.), "On My Own," age 3 and up with or without a caregiver (Wed. 1 p.m. & Thurs. 10:30 a.m.), family story time (Tues. 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m., Wed. 9:30 a.m.), and "Book Babies" for the under-2 set accompanied by a caregiver (Fri. 10:15 & 11:15 a.m.).
Various times, SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. Preregistration required. 429-5450. [map]
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 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Yoga class--Yoga for facial glow, mental peace and better sleep: Ramesh Narula / Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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In these Thursday morning sessions, you will learn a practice somewhat similar to Chinese acupressure but which also draws on the wisdom of ancient yoga and Ayurveda philosophy. You can decide what would be of the most benefit to you, whether weekly sessions or a class now and then. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a cushion and a blanket. Instructor Ramesh Narula has been practicing yoga and meditation for 58 years and has facilitated workshops in 12 countries. The class is free; a donation to the Ann Arbor Senior Center is welcome.
An Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Avenue. Free. (734) 794-6250. [map]
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 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Nature Programs: Waterloo Recreation Area.

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Programs presented by WRA park interpreter Katie McGlashen or other WRA park interpreters.

Sept. 1 (10 a.m.): "Labor Day Fitness Walk." All invited to join one of several walks through the park, from long, hilly hikes to a lass rugged 1.5-mile scavenger hunt trail. Snacks & drinks available. Preceded at 9:30 a.m. by warm-up games for kids. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

Sept. 6 & 20 (1 p.m.): "Geocaching 101." All invited to learn how to use a handheld GPS unit to navigate park trails on a treasure hunt. Bring a few small trinkets to trade, if you can.

Sept. 13 & 27 and Oct. 4, 11, & 18 (3-4:30 p.m.): "Arrows Away." All adults and youth age 8 & up invited to learn the basics of archery.

Oct. 11 & 18 (noon-2 p.m.): "Apple Cider Pressing." All invited to make cider. Apples provided.

Oct. 18 (11 a.m.): "Geocache Trick or Treating." Hikers of any age able to follow rugged hilly terrain invited to learn how to use a GPS unit to navigate trails in search of hidden treats.

Nov. 22 (2-3:30 p.m.): "Turkey Talk." Talk on how the North American wild turkey was brought back from the brink of extinction. McGlashen also dresses an audience volunteer in some props to represent turkey adaptations and behavior, and participants can make a turkey call to take home

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Various times, Eddy Discovery Center (except as noted), Bush Rd. (west from Pierce Rd. off I-94 exit 157), Waterloo Recreation Area, Chelsea. Free. $10 annual vehicle entrance fee. 475-3170.
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 10 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Make Way for Spring--School Break Getaway": U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

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Apr. 1-5. For kids accompanied by a parent. Apr. 1: "Who Are You Fooling?" A Chance to make paper masks, play games, and find out which plants play tricks. Apr. 2: "Self-Guided Activity Day." Adventure backpacks provide kids with several ideas and materials for activities to do throughout the gardens. Apr. 3: "Sketchbook Detectives," a chance to sketch various plants and look for clues hidden throughout the conservatory. Apr. 4: "Is It Spring Yet?" A hike to look for signs of spring. Followed by hot cocoa and a chance to make a cocoa blend to take home. Apr. 5: "Windowsill Wonders," a chance to make a windowsill herb garden.
10 a.m.-noon, Matthaei, 1800 N. Dixboro. $5 (except Apr. 2, free). 647-7600. [map]
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 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"ScienceFest: Galactic Getaway": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Apr. 1-7. Hands-on activities for kids.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. (except Sun., noon-4 p.m.), AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. $10 regular admission (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-5439. [map]
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 10-11:30 a.m. 

"Shaping of the Arts by the African-American Experience": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Every Thurs. (except Mar. 7), Feb. 21-Apr. 4. A series of 6 weekly lectures by various speakers.

Feb. 21: U-M voice professor emeritus George Shirley, a renowned tenor who has performed more than 80 operatic roles, discusses "The Arduous Expedition from Sambo to Rudolfo, Tamino, and Otello."

Feb. 28: EMU English professor Heather Neff on "The Womanist Voice: A Critical Moment inn American Women's Literature."

Mar. 14: U-M architecture professor Milton Curry on "Urbanism in Racial Thought."

Mar. 21: U-M Dearborn English and humanities professor Deborah Smith Pollard on "Gospel Music: A Changing Beat, A Timeless Message."

Mar. 28: Belleville fiction writer Beverly Jenkins, the author of several poular African American historical romances, on "A Writer's Journey: From Librarian to a Bestsellers List."

Apr. 4: Local quilter and historian Karen Simpson on "Quilting the Blues: My Journey Through African American Quilt History."

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10-11:30 a.m., Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 2900 Jackson Rd. $50 (members, $30) for the 6-lecture series. Memberships are $20 a year. $10 per lecture at the door. 998-9351. [map]
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 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Teens DIY": Dexter District Library.

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All youth grades 5-12 invited to make crafts. Mar. 29: Egg decorating. Apr. 4: "Duct Tape Redux." Apr. 20: Repurposed pins. May 11: Mother's Day card and homemade hand scrub. June 8: Father's Day card and candy dish.
11 a.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. Preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]
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 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 & 3:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Two different audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Sat. & 1:30 p.m. both days) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Flight Adventures (Sat. 12:30 p.m & Sun. 2:30 p.m.) is an audiovisual show examining the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly and learn about the history and future of human flight.
Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]
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 12:10 p.m.  Free! 

Gifts of Art: U-M Hospitals.

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Every Thurs. Apr. 4: U-M string instrument grad students. Apr. 11: U-M freshman touring dance company. Apr. 18: Baroque chamber music by flutist Hannah Weiss and harpsichordist Francis Yun. Apr. 25: Cellochan cello recital.
12:10 p.m., U-M Hospital Main Lobby, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr. (off Fuller). Free. 936-ARTS. [map]
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 12:10-1 p.m.  Free! 

U-M Center for Japanese Studies Noon Lecture Series.

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Apr. 4: Yale University political science professor Frances Rosenbluth on "Measuring Electoral Adaptation: Japanese Politics since 1994." Apr. 11: Yale University Art Gallery Japanese art curator Sadako Ohki on "Displaced Courtier Konoe Nobutada's Large Size Kana Calligraphy."
12:10-1 p.m., 1636 SSWB, 1080 South University. Free. 763-4301. [map]
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 12:30-2:30 p.m. 

Digital Storytelling: Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living.

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What is Digital Storytelling?
Digital Storytelling is the art of telling a personal or fictional story using digital media. These stories are great for using on personal blogs, Facebook pages, at special events or just for sharing with friends and family. We will be using a free online software called Animoto for class.
For More Information contact Melissa at (734)971-0277 x27 or melissa@aacil.org with questions or to
register.
Space is LIMITED! Please register by Monday, April 1st!
Fee: $4.00 for all four weeks. Scholarships available to those who qualify.
Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, 3941 Research Park Drive. $4. melissa@aacil.org. melissa@aacil.org www.annarborcil.org [map]
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 12:30-5 p.m.  Free! 

"The Aesthetics of Grace": Concordia University 5th Annual Conference on Spirituality in the Arts & Sciences.

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This conference begins with a keynote address by Lutheran World Relief president and CEO John Nunes.
12:30-5 p.m., Concordia University Kreft Black Box Theater, 4090 Geddes at Earhart. Free. 995-7389. [map]
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 1 p.m. 

Tykes: Earth is our Home: Leslie Science & Nature Center.

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Our planet is so amazing that one Earth Day just isn't enough! We're going to devote the entire month to learning about why our planet is so special. We'll take a look at far away places and investigate some unique animals that share this home with us.
April 4, 11, 18 & 25.
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5, caregiver not required. Registration required.
Leslie Science & Nature Center, 1831 Traver Rd. $44 for all four sessions. 734-997-1553. info@lesliesnc.org http://www.lesliesnc.org [map]
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 1-5 p.m. 

"Francesca da Rimini": Quality 16.

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Opera production of Riccardo Zandonai's 1914 opera, inspired by an episode from Dante's Inferno, a spirited melodrama about doomed adulterers known for its ravishing melodies Stars Eva-Maria Westbroek and Marcello Giordani. The broadcast is reprised on tape Apr 3 & 4 (see listings).
Various times, Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. Tickets $23 (seniors, $20; kids age 12 & under & students, $13.50) in advance at gqti.com/met.aspx and at the door. 623-7469. [map]
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 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Make Jewelry from Paper Beads": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft activity for kids in grades 6-12.
2-3:30 p.m., AADL Traverwood Branch, 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy. Free. 327-8301. [map]
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 2-3:30 pm.  Free! 

"Travel Through Tales to the Himalayas": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All kids from preschoolers through 3rd graders invited to check out the rickshaw on the downtown library front porch and head inside to explore Himalayan culture through stories and crafts.
2-3:30 p.m., AADL youth story corner, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-8301. [map]
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 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Travel Through Tales to the Himalayas": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All kids from preschoolers through 3rd graders invited to check out the rickshaw on the downtown library front porch and head inside to explore Himalayan culture through stories and crafts.
2-3:30 p.m., AADL youth story corner, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-8301. [map]
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 3, 7:35, & 9:30 p.m. 

"Love and Honor": Michigan Theater.

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(Danny Mooney, 2013). When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his girlfriend, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL to get her back.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]
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 4 p.m.  Free! 

"Accessing Indigenous Archives: Language, History, and Law": U-M Clements Library.

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Talk by Newberry Library D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies director Scott Stevens.
4 p.m., Clements Library, 909 South University. Free. 647-0864. [map]
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 5:10 p.m.  Free! 

U-M English Department Zell Visiting Writers Series.

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Apr. 4, 11, & 18. Readings by poets and writers. Each reading is preceded at 2 p.m. by a Q&A in Room 1176 Angell Hall. Apr. 4: Angie Estes, the award-winning author of four collections of poems, including Tryst, a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Her poems are noted for their puns and wordplay, as well as their sweeping range of subjects, from European literature and art to plasma physics and autobiographical stories. "Estes's fast-paced free verse, rich with internal rhyme, takes rightful pride in the beauties it flaunts and explains," writes a New York Times reviewer. Apr. 11: Erin & Philip Stead. Lecture on children's literature by this local husband-and-wife duo of illustrator Erin and writer Philip, co-creators of the 2011 Caldecott-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee. Apr. 18: Susanna Moore. Fiction reading by this respected NYC-based author whose novels are recognized for their detailed, spellbinding narration by intelligent female characters. Her most recent novel, The Life of Objects, is about a young Irish lace maker in WWII Berlin. "If the Brothers Grimm had tackled the rise and fall of the Third Reich, they might well have produced a tale that reads like The Life of Objects," writes an NPR reviewer.
5:10 p.m., UMMA auditorium, 525 S. State. Free. 764-6330. [map]
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 5:10 p.m.  Free! 

U-M School of Art & Design Penny Stamps Lecture Series.

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Apr. 4: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) architecture and design senior curator Paola Antonelli on "Perspectives." Apr. 11: Designer Massimo Banzi-co-inventor of the tiny, easy-to-use open-source microcontroller Arduino-gives a talk on "Opensourcing Imagination."
5:10 p.m., Michigan Theater. Free. 647-2337. [map]
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 6 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Thursday Evening C Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Slow-paced ride, 15-25 miles, through North Campus, Barton Hills, and scenic roads northeast of town.
6 p.m., Fuller Pool parking lot, Fuller Rd. east of Maiden Ln. Free. 717-9583.
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 6:45 p.m. 

Birth and the First Three Months: A Comprehensive Birth & Newborn Class: Hygeia Center for Healing Arts.

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Six-week series
In this highly rated childbirth and newborn class you will learn:
How to help labor go well and decrease the necessity for c-section and other interventions, including tips for how to do this with or without an epidural.
What contractions are like and how to work with them, opening your body and tapping into confidence, as well as tips for how to support and comfort laboring women.
What to expect and how to prepare for postpartum recovery, breastfeeding, and newborn care.
The early developmental tasks for babies, how to give your baby a strong start and build a deep bond and connection with them.
What adjustments you may face in your relationship with your spouse or partner, in your sexuality, and as an individual. Tips for enhancing the joy and meaning of parenthood while decreasing risk for postpartum depression.
Instructor: Deb Rhizal
Cost for the six-week series is $240.
Hygeia Center for Healing Arts, 220 N. 5th Ave. $240. 734-769-6100. welcome@hygeiacenter.org www.hygeiacenter.org [map]
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 6:45-8:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Amigurumi Crochet Happy Fun!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Hands-on introduction to the Japanese art of crocheting small stuffed toys.
6:45-8:45 p.m., AADL Traverwood Branch, 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy. Free. 327-4200. [map]
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 7 p.m. 

ACBL Bridge: Ann Arbor City Club.

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Every Thurs. All invited to play ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge. No partner required.
7 p.m., Ann Arbor City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. $5. 761-6691. [map]
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 7 p.m.  Free! 

Take Back the Night Ann Arbor.

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A rally to demonstrate against rape, featuring keynote speaker Gregg Milligan, a well-known writer and child abuse advocate. With a performance by U-M tap ensemble Rhythm. Emcee is area poet, teacher, and public speaker Ber-Henda Williams. Followed by a march around campus and through downtown. Rain or shine.
7 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom. Free. tbtnannarbor.org. [map]
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 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Leading a Healthy Lifestyle: Maintaining Motivation": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Talk by local dentist John Farah and retired auto engineer Nelson Williams, both longtime marathoners and coauthors of Let's Pick It Up a Bit: A Guide to a Running Lifestyle. Q&A.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL multipurpose room (lower level), 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-8301. [map]
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 7 p.m. 

"Lend Me a Tenor": Encore Musical Theatre Company.

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Every Thurs.-Sun. (except Mar. 31), Mar. 28-Apr. 14. Tobin Hissong directs this local professional company in Ken Ludwig's comedy of errors about opening night at the fictitious Cleveland Grand Opera Company. The star, a world-famous tenor known as "Il Stupendo," arrives too late to rehearse and then passes out and is taken for dead. Another singer is persuaded to pose as him, but trouble starts when Il Stupendo comes to and tries to reclaim his role. Cast Sebstian Gerstner, Thalia Schramm, Paul Hopper, Barbara Coven, Brian Sage, Tara Tomcsik, Angela Miller, and Elliott Styles.
7 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 3 p.m. (Sat., Sun., & Apr. 11), Encore, 3126 Broad St., Dexter. Tickets $28 (members & seniors, $25; groups of 10 or more, $22) in advance at theencoretheatre.org and at the door. 268-6200. [map]
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 7 p.m.  Free! 

"The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat": Nicola's Books.

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Chicago writer (and professional cellist) Edward Kelsey Moore reads from his new novel about 3 friends who've been meeting at the same restaurant-the first black-owned business in Plainview, Indiana-for 40 years. Signing.
7 p.m., Nicola's, 2513 Jackson, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600. [map]
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 7:15 & 9:30 p.m. 

"Lore": Michigan Theater.

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(Cate Shortland, 2012). Drama set in WWII Germany about a young woman who leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. German, subtitles.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]
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 7:30 p.m. 

Darius Milhaud's "Oresteia of Aeschylus": University Musical Society/U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

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Kenneth Kiesler conducts hundreds of musicians from the University Symphony Orchestra, UMS Choral Union, U-M Percussion Ensemble, and several U-M student choirs including the University Choir, Chamber Choir, and Orpheus Singers, in French modernist composer Milhaud's massive, rarely performed symphony-oratorio. The work features Milhaud's setting of passages from French poet and playwright Paul Claudel's translation of the Oresteia, Aeschylus' trilogy of Greek tragedies about the royal family of Argos, caught up in a bloody cycle of murder and revenge. Milhaud's score is recognized for its expressive and innovative percussive accompaniment. Soloists include sopranos Sarah Coburn, Julianna Di Giacomo, Caitlin Lynch, and Lori Phillips; mezzo-sopranos Kristin Eder and Tamara Mumford; contralto Jennifer Lane; and baritones Dan Kempson and Sidney Outlaw. Songs are performed in French with simultaneous translation.
7:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Tickets $10-$60 in advance at ums.org & by phone, and at the door. 764-2538. [map]
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 7:30 p.m. 

"Aloha Party": Ann Arbor Ski Club.

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All age 21 & over invited to learn about the club's downhill and cross-country ski and snowboarding outings and other social activities. Refreshments. Followed by dancing to music spun by a DJ.
7:30 p.m., Cobblestone Farm barn, 2781 Packard. $5. 786-2237. [map]
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 7:30 p.m. (sold out) 

"August: Osage County": U-M Theatre Department.

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Apr. 4-6 & 12-14. (The Apr. 4 performance is sold out.) U-M theatre professor John Neville-Andrews directs U-M theatre students in Tracy Letts' Tracy Lett's Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy about the painful reunion of the far-flung members of a dysfunctional family in response to its patriarch's mysterious disappearance. A Variety review says it's "laced with corrosive humor so darkly delicious and ghastly that you're squirming in your seat even as you're doubled over laughing."
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), U-M Walgreen Drama Center Arthur Miller Theatre, 1226 Murfin, North Campus. Tickets $26 (students, $10) at the Michigan League in advance and at the door. To charge by phone, call 764-2538. [map]
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 7:30 p.m. 

"Good People": Performance Network Professional Season.

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Every Thurs.-Sun. (except Apr. 5), Feb. 21-Apr. 7. David Wolber directs the Michigan premiere David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony-nominated 2011 comic drama, a touching and funny look at America's large and growing economic divide. A dollar store employee in working-class Boston who loses her job and faces eviction from her apartment. In desperation, she reaches out to a high school boyfriend who had made it out of the neighborhood and invites herself to a chic cocktail party in his home. Stars Suzy Regan and Logan Ricket. The Mar. 17 performance is preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a "Cultural Conversation" ($10; reservations suggested) hosted by Performance Network artistic director Carla Milarch with the director, designers, and cast.
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) 2 p.m. (Sun.), & 3 p.m. (Mar. 9 & 23 and Apr. 6), Performance Network, 120 E. Huron. Preview tickets: whatever you can afford to pay (Feb. 21), $22 (Feb. 22, 24, & 28), and $30 (Feb. 12). Mar. 1 opening night tickets: $39 & $41 includes reception. After Mar. 1: $27 & $29 (Thurs.), $32 & $34 (Fri. & Sun.), $25 & $27 (Sat. matinee), $39 & $41 (Sat. eve.). $3 discount for seniors age 60 & over. Tickets available in advance at performancenetwork.org & by phone, and at the door. $10 student discount in advance, half-price student tickets at the door only. For reservations, call 663-0681; to charge by phone, call 663-0696. [map]
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 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"The New American Museum: How We're Reinventing the Box with Sacred Stuff": U-M Museum Studies Program.

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Talk by Museum of Chinese in America cofounder and NYU School of Individualized Study professor Jack Tchen.
7:30 p.m., Rackham East Conference Room (4th floor). Free. 936-6678.
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 8 p.m. 

April Verch Band: The Ark.

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See review. Acoustic trio led by this Canadian fiddle virtuoso whose music blends the Anglo, French, and Celtic fiddling and step-dancing traditions of her native northeastern Ontario with everything from Appalachian music and western swing to Hot Club-style jazz, funk, and samba. Her latest CD, That's How We Run, explores Southern mountain traditions.
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. $15 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (mutotix.com) and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]
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 8 p.m. 

Dennis Regan: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Apr. 4-6. Fast-talking veteran monologuist from Florida whose comedy blends cleverly constructed jokes with observational and topical humor. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 10:30 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), 314 E. Liberty (below Seva restaurant). $10 (Thurs.) & $13 (Fri. & Sat.) reserved seating in advance, $12 (Thurs.) & $15 (Fri. & Sat.) general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]
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 8 p.m.  Free! 

Sergei Kvitko: U-M School of Music.

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This Lansing First Presbyterian Church organist, a sought-after recording engineer and producer, performs one of his rare piano recitals.
8 p.m., U-M Music School Britton Recital Hall, 1100 Baits (off Broadway), North Campus. Free. 764-0594. [map]
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 8 p.m. 

"33 Variations": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., Mar. 28-June 1. See review. Guy Sanville directs Moisés Kaufman's drama that shifts between Beethoven in 19th-century Austria, obsessing over a commission he can't complete, and a present-day musicologist who struggles to understand both her daughter and the mystery behind Beethoven's oft overlooked Diabelli Variations. Cast: Michelle Mountain, Melanie Reihing, Michael Brian Ogden, Richard McWilliams, David Bendena, Daniel Britt, Rhiannon Ragland.
8 p.m. (Wed.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Wed., Sat., & May 30), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Mar. 28-Apr. 4 previews: Tickets $22 (Wed. & Thurs.), $27 (Fri. eve. & weekend matinees), $32 (Sat. eve.). After Apr. 4: Tickets $27 (Wed. & Thurs.), $37 (Fri. eves. & weekend matinees), & $42 (Sat. eves.) in advance at purplerosetheatre.org, and by phone. 433-7673. [map]
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